Press Box


MARQUETTE, Mich. – Four new members will be inducted into the Northern Michigan University Sports Hall of Fame in conjunction with the Student-Athlete Academic and Special Awards Banquet. The banquet will take place Saturday, April 24 in the Great Lakes Rooms of the University Center. 
This year’s inductees are:
Justin Gluesing ‘95
He lettered in football four times (1991-94) as he was named the NMU Most Valuable Linebacker twice in his collegiate career (1993-94) and was a co-captain for the 1994 season. Gluesing was named as an honorable mention All-Midwest Intercollegiate Football Conference (MIFC) selection after the 1993 season and a first team pick after the 1994 season. He led the 1993 and 1994 ‘Cats in total tackles with 93 and 158 respectively. For the 1994 season he was named an all-academic selection to the conference team. Gluesing was named to two All-American teams after his senior season; he was named to the C.M. Frank and to the Hansen’s Football Gazette teams. Against Grand Valley State during the 1994 season he set a Superior Dome record with 20 tackles against the Lakers. At the end of his senior year, Gluesing was named the winner of the Gildo Canale Senior Achievement Award.
Deanna (Sutton) Kreski ‘93
She lettered in basketball at NMU twice (1991-92) where she was named the team’s MVP after her senior season. A two-time All-Great Lakes Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (GLIAC) selection, Kreski was a second team selection for the 1990-91 season and a first team pick for the 1991-92 season.   Kreski was named the GLIAC Player of the Year for the 1991-92 season and was also a honorable mention All-American selection. She scored 1,138 points and pulled down 712 rebounds during her NMU career.   Her season rebound totals of 403 and 309 respectively are still two of the top rebounding totals for a season.
Monica (Hayes) Todd ‘87
A four-time letterwinner for the NMU women’s swimming and diving team (1984-87). Todd was a member of the NCAA Division II National Champion 200-yard freestyle relay team in 1987. She was an NCAA Division II All-American all four years at NMU.
Mike Mielke ‘80
He was a four-time letterwinner on the NMU hockey team from 1977-80. Currently, Mielke, is first on the career assists list for NMU hockey with 149, third in career scoring with 235 points and is tied for sixth in career goals with 86. Mielke is presently fourth in rookie scoring with 54 points as he is tied for 11th in career power-play goals (24). He was named to the 1978 All-Central Collegiate Hockey Association (CCHA) team as an honorable mention selection. Mielke was a three-time winner of the NMU Best Forward Award (co-winner in 1978).
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David Faiella
Sports Information Director